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Pick your favorite Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt is that guy you can’t help but like. You don’t think of him as an actor—he’s more of a friend. He’s one of us. 354 more words

Couch: MSU's McQuaid, Nairn, Harris shine at Moneyball

Player analysis derived from summer basketball, pro-ams included, can be misleading — as in, “That mid-major guy is a certain NBA first-round draft pick.” (Ahem, Western Michigan’s Stane’s Bufford, circa 2005.) A small sample size is even more likely to deceive. 139 more words

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The Impacts of Financial Fair Play

This week Tom Cairney became the most high profile sale of the summer so far for Blackburn Rovers as he completed his move to Fulham, making him the sixth player to leave the Lancashire club so far this summer – and it is only June still. 2,152 more words

Random Factoid #576

I recently graduated from college, and I will miss it for a number of reasons.  But one I did not realize until recently was how much I am going to miss the easy dorm room decor.   510 more words

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Pratt Attack!

Happy belated, CP!

God knows, I love me some Chris Pratt.  Every time he graces a screen, I let out a little squeal.  Last Thursday was no different.  456 more words


Houston, We Have a Problem (Or Do We?)

The FBI and U.S. Justice Department are currently investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for hacking the Houston Astros’ internal networks, a breach that could have yielded scouting reports and a variety of other quantitative information in the form of detailed player analytics. 882 more words


Moneyball: The Rise (and Fall) of Billy Beane

Every movie is written to have a rise and fall in action. A hero is present and must be broken so that his return is triumphant. 591 more words